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Unsportsmanlike Conduct

Definition

Any person (usually a player but occasionally a coach and very rarely one or more spectators) acts or speaks in a manner deemed to be intentionally harmful or especially objectionable by the game officials, or by rule. Unsportsmanlike conduct is a non-contact foul; if contact is involved it becomes a personal foul. Examples include verbal abuse of officials, and taunting, which, since 2004 in the NFL, has included any "prolonged and premeditated celebrations" by players.

Some Unsportsmanlike Conduct penalties, such as Taunting, get "upgraded" to their own category. Unsportsmanlike Conduct is also often confused with Unnecessary Roughness

Outcome

15 yards. If committed by the defense, automatic first down.

Penalties By Season

Note: Offsetting and Declined penalties are ignored, except where specified.

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SeasonGamesTotal CountPenalty YardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
2020269324061517011
2021324502212
2009267537282528014
201026752743272513
201126770953304022
201226748652252325
201326759760253430
201426767918353247
2015267871162276063
20162677710684235614
201726771951314015
201826765879283727
201926739519192035
Totals323872497893313933178


Penalties By Season - Per Game

Note: Offsetting and Declined penalties are ignored, except where specified.

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SeasonGamesTotal CountPenalty YardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
20202690.121.510.060.060.000.04
2021320.131.560.060.060.030.06
20092670.202.730.090.100.000.05
20102670.192.780.100.090.000.01
20112670.263.570.110.150.010.01
20122670.182.440.090.090.010.02
20132670.222.850.090.130.010.00
20142670.253.440.130.120.010.03
20152670.334.350.100.220.020.01
20162670.294.000.160.130.020.05
20172670.273.560.120.150.000.02
20182670.243.290.100.140.010.03
20192670.151.940.070.070.010.02
Totals32380.223.020.100.120.010.02